Mature women are killing it: The richest women over 50 in Australia 2



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The BRW Richest Self-Made Women in Australia list has been released yesterday to celebrate International Womens’ Day. And it is impressive to see just how many mature women top the list.

Topping the list is 57-year-old Vicky Teoh, who has a personal fortune estimated at A$938 million after she and her husband founded TPG Internet.

Second on the list is 62-year-old Hazel Rowe, co-founder of the Super Retail Group, best known for its Super Cheap Auto brand.

Pioneering 80-year-old Australian businesswoman and founder of Nutrimetics, Imelda Roche is ninth on the list with an estimated personal fortune of $236 million.

Thérèse Rein, founder of Ingeus, an international employment and business psychology services company sits at number 11 with 192 million at 56 years of age.

Sarina Russo, 63, creator of the Sarina Russo Group of Companies is on the list too at number 13, with a net wealth of $103 million.

BRW Richest self-made women

The whole list:

1. Vicky Teoh, 938 million
2. Charlotte Vidor, 385 million
3. Hazel Rowe 376 million

4. Patricia Ilhan 366 million
5. Rhonda Wyllie 358 million
6.Nicole Kidman
331 million
7. Jade Turner 316 million
8. Jamuna Gurung 264 million
9. Imelda Roche 236 million
10. Penelope Maclagan
198 million
11. Therese Rein
192 million
12. Christina Quinn
191 million
13. Sarina Russo
103 million
14. Gail Kelly
94 million
15. Julia Ross 87 million
16. Janet Holmes a Court
82 million
17. Katie Paige
80 million
18. Kylie Minogue
79 million
19. Ines Scotland
78 million
20. Lesly Gillsepie
75 million
21. Carla Zampatti
71 million
22. Elle Macpherson
71 million
23. Maureen Wheeler
68 million
24. Janine Allis
66 million
25. Cate Blanchett
63 million
26. Carolyn Creswell
57 million
27. Tania Austin
56 million
28. Claire Gray
54 million
29. Michelle Bridges
53 million
30. Shemara Wikramanayake
51 million

Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson is the founder and publisher of Starts at Sixty. The daughter of two baby boomers, she has built the online community for over 60s by listening carefully to the issues and seeking out answers, insights and information for over 60s throughout Australia. Rebecca is an experienced marketer, a trained journalist and has a degree in politics. A mother of 3, she passionately facilitates and leads our over 60s community, bringing the community opinions, needs and interests to the fore and making Starts at Sixty a fun place to be.

  1. What only one comment after 21 hours. Don’t our women entrepreneurs deserve more. There is no holding women back anymore it good to see it happening.

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